CDC Issues Health Update on Managing Monkeypox in Patients Receiving Therapeutics

Published: 11/22/2022

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics

Monkeypox cases have declined since mid-August 2022 in the United States; however, new cases, including clinically severe cases, continue to occur. While there are currently no treatments specifically approved for monkeypox, therapeutics developed for patients with smallpox have been deployed during the current outbreak. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published a Health Update to provide clinicians and public health officials with new information about managing monke

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